Wiley - Carotenoids: Nutrition, Analysis And Technology (2016 EN)

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    Author: Malgorzata Baranska, Agnieszka Kaczor
    Full Title: Carotenoids: Nutrition, Analysis And Technology
    Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (January 19, 2016)
    Year: 2016
    ISBN-13: 9781118622261 (978-1-118-62226-1)
    ISBN-10: 111862226X
    Pages: 320
    Language: English
    Genre: Food Science
    File type: PDF (True, but nonnative Cover)
    Quality: 9/10
    Price: 132.00 €

    Carotenoids are an essential component of the human diet. Bioactive by nature, they are rich in antioxidants, promote vitamin A activity and lower the development of chronic illnesses. As such they are an area of growing interest to researchers and scientists who are working to design, develop and launch new functional food products, dietary supplements and other nutritional solutions.

    Carotenoids: Nutrition, Analysis and Technology is an up-to-date overview of the key areas of carotenoids in nutrition, therapy and technology. In the first section, the authors present a functional food perspective, outlining the therapeutic applications of the bioactive pigments. The second part is dedicated to the spectroscopic analysis of carotenoids, providing in-depth scientific methods and real research findings. In the final section, various technological applications of carotenoids are considered, including biotechnology and future prospects.

    Written by international experts in the field, this comprehensive book will be of interest to food scientists and researchers, nutritionists and health food companies. It will be of particular use to anyone involved in the spectroscopic analysis of carotenoids and other related bioactives.

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